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83-84.) Power of universe

Page 83-84- Sri Raag Mahalla 1- ਸਲੋਕ ਮਃ ੧ ॥ Shalok, First Mehl: ਕੁਦਰਤਿ ਕਰਿ ਕੈ ਵਸਿਆ ਸੋਇ ॥ He created the Creative Power of the Universe, within which He dwells. ਵਖਤੁ ਵੀਚਾਰੇ ਸੁ ਬੰਦਾ ਹੋਇ ॥ One who reflects upon his allotted span of life, becomes the slave of God. ਕੁਦਰਤਿ ਹੈ ਕੀਮਤਿ ਨਹੀ ਪਾਇ ॥ The value of the Creative Power of the Universe cannot be known. ਜਾ ਕੀਮਤਿ ਪਾਇ ਤ ਕਹੀ ਨ ਜਾਇ ॥ Even if its value were known, it could not be described. ਸਰੈ ਸਰੀਅਤਿ ਕਰਹਿ ਬੀਚਾਰੁ ॥ Some think about religious rituals and regulations, ਬਿਨੁ ਬੂਝੇ ਕੈਸੇ ਪਾਵਹਿ ਪਾਰੁ ॥ but without understanding, how can they cross over to the other side? ਸਿਦਕੁ ਕਰਿ ਸਿਜਦਾ ਮਨੁ ਕਰਿ ਮਖਸੂਦੁ ॥ Let sincere faith be your bowing in prayer, and let the conquest of your mind be your objective in life. ਜਿਹ ਧਿਰਿ ਦੇਖਾ ਤਿਹ ਧਿਰਿ ਮਉਜੂਦੁ ॥੧॥ Wherever I look, there I see God's Presence. ||1||